Beasley Broadcast Group (NASDAQ: BBGI) is one of 82 publicly-traded companies in the “MEDIA” industry, but how does it weigh in compared to its competitors? We will compare Beasley Broadcast Group to related companies based on the strength of its dividends, risk, valuation, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, earnings and profitability.
This table compares Beasley Broadcast Group and its competitors’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.
|Net Margins||Return on Equity||Return on Assets|
|Beasley Broadcast Group||37.53%||10.66%||3.85%|
|Beasley Broadcast Group Competitors||553.43%||18.47%||4.23%|
Beasley Broadcast Group pays an annual dividend of $0.18 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Beasley Broadcast Group pays out 5.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. As a group, “MEDIA” companies pay a dividend yield of 1.6% and pay out 22.1% of their earnings in the form of a dividend. Beasley Broadcast Group is clearly a better dividend stock than its competitors, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.
Earnings & Valuation
This table compares Beasley Broadcast Group and its competitors gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.
|Gross Revenue||Net Income||Price/Earnings Ratio|
|Beasley Broadcast Group||$232.18 million||$87.13 million||3.19|
|Beasley Broadcast Group Competitors||$7.24 billion||$890.36 million||49.36|
Beasley Broadcast Group’s competitors have higher revenue and earnings than Beasley Broadcast Group. Beasley Broadcast Group is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than its competitors, indicating that it is currently more affordable than other companies in its industry.
This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Beasley Broadcast Group and its competitors, as reported by MarketBeat.
|Sell Ratings||Hold Ratings||Buy Ratings||Strong Buy Ratings||Rating Score|
|Beasley Broadcast Group||0||0||0||0||N/A|
|Beasley Broadcast Group Competitors||689||2743||4651||137||2.52|
As a group, “MEDIA” companies have a potential upside of 18.63%. Given Beasley Broadcast Group’s competitors higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Beasley Broadcast Group has less favorable growth aspects than its competitors.
Volatility and Risk
Beasley Broadcast Group has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Beasley Broadcast Group’s competitors have a beta of 1.12, meaning that their average stock price is 12% more volatile than the S&P 500.
Institutional & Insider Ownership
14.8% of Beasley Broadcast Group shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 47.1% of shares of all “MEDIA” companies are held by institutional investors. 61.6% of Beasley Broadcast Group shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 18.7% of shares of all “MEDIA” companies are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.
Beasley Broadcast Group competitors beat Beasley Broadcast Group on 9 of the 12 factors compared.
Beasley Broadcast Group Company Profile
Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc. is a radio broadcasting company. The Company’s primary business is operating radio stations throughout the United States. As of December 31, 2016, the Company owned and operated 63 radio stations in various radio markets, Atlanta and Augusta in Georgia; Boston, Massachusetts; Charlotte, North Carolina; Detroit, Michigan; Fayetteville, North Carolina; Fort Myers-Naples, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Middlesex, New Jersey; Monmouth, New Jersey; Morristown, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Tampa-Saint Petersburg, Florida; West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, Florida, and Wilmington, Delaware. The Company operates its radio stations in clusters to capture a range of demographic listener groups.
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